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  1. NFL playoff expansion subject to collective bargaining

    Kevin Seifert

    Any expansion of the NFL playoffs would be subject to collective bargaining with the NFL Players Association, union executive George Atallah said Monday in a conference call.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2014
  2. Packers-49ers II: Legacy of Aaron Rodgers

    Kevin Seifert

    On the eve of his fourth trip to the NFL playoffs, Aaron Rodgers sat down with broadcaster Bob Costas and obliged a big-picture conversation. The Green Bay Packers quarterback has started a Pro Bowl. He has won the league's MVP award and was the M...

    Blog | January 08, 2013
  3. Packers loss in historical context

    Kevin Seifert

    The Green Bay Packers certainly are not the first team to make a disappointing and earlier-than-expected exit from the NFL playoffs. But given the circumstances of their season, Sunday's 37-20 loss to the New York Giants was unprecedented. The Pac...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  4. Super Bowl XLV: Mike McCarthy had Green Bay Packers fitted for ri...

    Kevin Seifert

    Packers coach Mike McCarthy had each player and coach fitted for a Super Bowl championship ring on Saturday night, a highly unusual move in a sport full of superstition and "one day at a time" mentality.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2011
  5. Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin misses practice; status i...

    Kevin Seifert

    Vikings rookie receiver/kick returner Percy Harvin missed practice Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2010
  6. Frazier's impact runs deep on Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    On Sunday, Minnesota coordinator Leslie Frazier's defense produced the most dominating performance of the NFL playoffs. Monday, rumors emerged that Frazier had been passed over for another head coaching job -- the seventh such instance in the past th...

    Blog | January 19, 2010
  7. Dallas Cowboys' Keith Brooking: Minnesota Vikings late score clas...

    Kevin Seifert

    Tempers flared Sunday after Minnesota's final touchdown of a 34-3 playoff victory over Dallas. Cowboys linebacker Keith Brooking sprinted toward the Vikings' sideline, taunting coach Brad Childress and later calling the late score "classless."

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2010
  8. The value of momentum

    Kevin Seifert

    When someone mentions "Big Mo," I always think of a former baseball slugger. In football, however, it refers to another opaque entity: momentum. You're hearing that word bandied about regularly as we approach the NFL playoffs, perhaps in no divisi...

    Blog | December 31, 2009
  9. Kevin Seifert examines Kurt Warner's circuitous journey

    Kevin Seifert

    Kurt Warner's scintillating NFC title game performance was an exclamation point on a stellar season. It should also end speculation that he won't be Arizona's starter in 2009, writes Kevin Seifert.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2009
  10. Examining the biggest questions surrounding the impending NFL pla...

    Kevin Seifert

    Kevin Seifert identifies the 10 biggest issues facing the NFL's likely playoff expansion, including whether additional teams would dilute the postseason product.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  11. Kellen Moore takes a big step

    Kevin Seifert

    You weren't alone last summer if you questioned whether Kellen Moore was an NFL-caliber quarterback, let alone if he deserved a spot on a Detroit Lions' roster that seemed primed for a playoff run. Backing the league's decision not to draft him, Moor...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  12. Colin Kaepernick's gift to the Packers

    Kevin Seifert

    Here's a development to pack away for Week 1 of the NFL regular season. We already know that the Green Bay Packers used "579" as their offseason mantra, reminding themselves every day how many yards they allowed in a 45-31 divisional playoff game ...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  13. Mark Schlereth: NFC playoff predictions

    Kevin Seifert

    As part of his ESPN playoff prediction series, NFL analyst Mark Schlereth offers his take on the 2013 fate of the NFC North's 2012 playoff teams. Are the Green Bay Packers headed back to the postseason? Are the Minnesota Vikings? I'll tell you tha...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  14. History of new starting QB in playoffs

    Kevin Seifert

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- We've already noted that Minnesota Vikings quarterback Joe Webb will become the first quarterback in NFL history to start a postseason game after not attempting a single pass all season. Keith Hawkins of ESPN Stats & Information...

    Blog | January 05, 2013
  15. NFC North Week 16 programming note

    Kevin Seifert

    Where to go? What to do? Follow the Green Bay Packers' pursuit of home-field advantage in the playoffs? Witness the Chicago Bears' attempt to end a 1-5 slump and remain in the playoff hunt? Join Adrian Peterson's chase of the NFL's single-se...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  16. By the bye: Minnesota Vikings

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing the Minnesota Vikings at their bye: Record: 6-4 10-game capsule: The Vikings have outpaced external expectations and are in the NFC playoff race. There have been some ups and downs, a not-unexpected development for a team with the NFL...

    Blog | November 17, 2012